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What does Heshi mean?

Heshi Pronunciation of Heshi [hes-hi] as a name for boys has its root in Yiddish, and the name Heshi means "deer". Heshi is an alternate form of Hershel (Yiddish): from Hirsh.

Associated with: deer.

Variations

6 alternative forms via Hershel: Hersch, Hersh, Herzl, Heschel, Heshel and Hirsh.

Creative forms:
(male) Hesha, Hesni, ..

(female) Hesha, Heshil, ..

Middle name pairings:
Heshi Clay (H.C.), ..

How popular is Heshi?

Heshi is an unusual first name for males. Heshi is an equally unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Hershel is the only popular varying form of Heshi (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Hirsh, are seldom used. This form of Heshi was at the apex of its popularity a century ago (#421), but now, Hershel has become somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hershel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Heshi and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Heshi is pronounced similarly to Hoshea and Hosheia. Other recommended names are Hashim, Heini, Helgi, Heli, Helji, Henri, Hesed, Hosni and Husni. Like Heshi, these names are not commonly used.

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